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Today’s Home Spun Wisdom Archive


Celebrate Riesling Month in Finger Lakes Wine Country

RISMEDIA, May 1, 2009-Join Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York this May for a month-long celebration of its award-winning varietal: Riesling. During "May is Riesling Month," the Finger Lakes will host special events and promotions, including special Riesling tastings and ...


Seasonal Strategies – Washing Windows Allows You to Take Advantage of Longer Days

RISMEDIA, April 30, 2009-(MCT)-With spring in full bloom and the sun wandering the sky more than half of every day, it might be an appropriate time for you to let all the light indoors that you can by washing the ...


Looking for a New Ride? Majority of Consumers Plan to Buy Car within Next Two Years

RISMEDIA, April 29, 2009-Fifty-five percent of U.S. consumers plan to purchase their next vehicle within the next two years, according to a recent consumer sentiment study conducted online with approximately 1,400 U.S. auto owners by R. L. Polk & Co. ...


Bringing in the Green – Feng Shui Tips for Prosperity

RISMEDIA, April 28, 2009-Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese energy practice over 6,000 years old based on the knowledge that there is both good energy (Sheng Qi) and negative energy (Sha Qi). As a Feng Shui practitioner, Debra Duneier, president ...


Garage Sales Provide Opportunity to Make a Little Money, Have a Little Fun

RISMEDIA, April 27, 2009-(MCT)-Garage sales are no longer seen as a money-making opportunity anymore, they are seen as an event. Now that the good weather has arrived, homeowners across the country are taking the opportunity to clean out the house and get ...


Make the Most of Your Yard During Lawn and Garden Month

RISMEDIA, April 25, 2009-The warm weather, longer daylight hours, and blooming tree buds can mean only one thing: spring has finally arrived. Now, with winter behind us, it's the perfect time to head outdoors and freshen up the yard. ...


Getaways – Deals Pose Dilemma: Buy Now or Wait ‘Till Later?

RISMEDIA, April 24, 2009-(MCT)-Anyone who's shopped for an airfare or a hotel recently knows travel is on sale, whether the destination is as far as London or as close as Orlando or San Francisco. ...


Take-Kids-to-Work Day Serves as Crash Course in Workplace Realities

RISMEDIA, April 23, 2009-(MCT)-Some school-age children across the nation will descend on their parents' offices today in what likely will be a crash course on today's workplace realities. ...


Yoga Offers Escape from Daily Grind

RISMEDIA, April 22, 2009-(MCT)-Yoga's gentle, healing nature can alleviate stress. Sitting, lying or standing on a mat forces the body to slow down and moves the brain away from life's distractions to a point of mental clarity. ...


Earth-Friendly Money Habits You Can Easily Adopt

RISMEDIA, April 21, 2009-(MCT)-If only cash sprouted as easily as backyard weeds, we'd all be cheering. But greening up your wallet is still doable. In homage to Earth Day (April 22) here are some Earth-friendly money habits you might want ...


48% of Americans Active on Social Networking Sites

RISMEDIA, April 18, 2009-It may seem like everyone is "Twittering" or updating their Facebook pages, but half of Americans (51%) do not use Twitter or have a MySpace or Facebook account. Just under half (48%) of adults have either a ...


Getaways – Artful Ways to See the Midwest

RISMEDIA, April 17, 2009-(MCT)-About this time of year, everyone craves color. Enough of barren trees and the grime left behind after a snowy winter. Spirits are in dire need of uplifting after weeks of grim economic news. Everyone needs beauty, ...


Times Square Grows Urban Jungle in Honor of Earth Day

RISMEDIA, April 16, 2009-When reaching for a paper towel to wipe a spill, or a napkin to dab the mouth or even a tissue to wipe a nose, most people don't consider the vast tree harvesting needed to produce these ...


5 Ways to Cut Costs and Save Time Online

RISMEDIA, April 15, 2009-The Internet is full of great information, but it's also a useful cost-savings resource. During uncertain economic times, it's more important than ever for consumers to understand all the ways they can make the most of the ...


Bargains Abound in These Hot Markets

RISMEDIA, April 14, 2009-Attention, potential homebuyers: home prices have fallen more than six percent over the past year, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which tracks 292 U.S. metropolitan areas. If you are a homebuyer looking for a bargain, ...


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